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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 74.6
  • Total Fat: 6.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 18.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 3.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.1 g
  • Protein: 1.9 g

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Tahini-Lemon Dressing

Submitted by: STEPFANIER
Tahini-Lemon Dressing

Introduction

Use this on falafel or a salad. Add fresh or dried herbs and it becomes goddess dressing. The toasted sesame oil imparts a stronger sesame flavor to the dressing. Use this on falafel or a salad. Add fresh or dried herbs and it becomes goddess dressing. The toasted sesame oil imparts a stronger sesame flavor to the dressing.
Number of Servings: 12

Ingredients

    1/2 cup tahini
    3 lemons, juiced and zested
    1 T toasted sesame oil
    1/4 cup chopped parsley
    2 scallions, chopped
    1 large clove garlic, minced
    1 t sriracha (hot sauce--optional)
    up to 1/2 cup water
    salt and pepper to taste

Tips

Try this with my baked falafel.
If you don't have tahini, grind 1/2 cup raw white sesame seeds in a blender with a couple of tablespoons of water at a time until you reach a pourable consistency.


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Directions

Combine all ingredients in a blender or food processor and process until smooth, adding water one tablespoon at a time until you reach the desired consistency.

Each serving is one tablespoon.






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  • 14 of 14 people found this review helpful
    just remember a serving of this is one tablespoon . easy to get carried away . - 2/21/12

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  • 7 of 12 people found this review helpful
    Why rate the recipe if you haven't tried it? - 3/19/12

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  • Incredible!
    7 of 8 people found this review helpful
    Tahini is sesame seed butter. Along with olive oil, garlic, and lemon, tahini is a prime ingredient in hummous (garbanzo bean dip) and baba ghanouzh (roasted eggplant dip). This recipe sounds great and I will be making it as soon as I can. - 3/19/12

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  • 5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    adding water to the sesame seeds when you blend them will change the consistancy of the dressing and make the resulting sauce more vulnerable to spoilage if you have left overs.
    - 7/23/12

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Really tasty! I made this with the falafel as recommended and, also didn't bother with a food processor. Might add other seasonings and a little more water or lemon juice in the future to make it a little thinner & lower calorie. - 3/28/12

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  • Very Good
    4 of 5 people found this review helpful
    Wow--This is really good! - 3/19/12

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Delicious! Haven't seen a recipe for Tahini in a long time! Thanks! Also great to mix in one tablespoon with "Israeli Salad" -- chopped cucumber, tomato and onion seasoned with lemon juice and a little bit of salt! - 1/20/13

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This rocks! I can't tolerate much heat, but I have friends who love it. So I made this in two versions - mild and hot, and we ate it up with veggies and pita. - 3/30/12

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  • 2 of 8 people found this review helpful
    Sounds like a great non dairy alternative to a creamy dressing! Going to try it! - 3/19/12

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  • Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Couldn't be easier if you tried. Tahini can be found inexpensively in Middle Eastern or Mediterranean groceries. I sprinkle extra lemon zest and zahtar (white sesame seeds, sumac, thyme) for a bit of flavour. Add more to pita bread and you have a great snack. - 3/19/12

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  • Very Good
    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I love tahini dressings. I make another with miso that is online here. It is great and a good flavor with vegetables. - 3/19/12

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This sounds great! I will definitely make it. Great way to use up my tahini. Tahini is a sesame paste you can get at most stores. It looks like the serving size is 1 tablespoon. It is listed at the end of the directions. Thanks for the recipe! - 2/14/12

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    THis is great for veggies and great as a salad dressing. It is a bit tangy thus a little goes a long way. Makes a great vegan tartar sauce for fish or fish tacos. The hand processer gives a nice creamy texture and an hour in the fridge solidifies it. I will add water if needed as I use it. - 2/24/13

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I luv this recipe, it sounds just perfect. - 1/5/13

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    delish! - 5/21/12

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This is excellent with raw cauliflower to dip. It's kind of a pain to make though, because Tahini is so sticky. - 5/21/12

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  • I love this with raw veggies, but I use sparingly and do not use the hot sauce. I love the tartness of the lemons, too! - 3/19/13

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This sounds delicious!
    - 3/19/13

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Sounds good, I will try this dressing. - 3/19/13

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    A tablespoon = 1 serving. PERIOD!! LOL :-/ - 2/24/13

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Nice recipe. I am going to try it. Yummy!! - 2/9/13

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful

    Sounds wonderful, but I aim for more food for 6.5 grams of fat per serving. I don't think I could stop at 1 Tb, less than the picture I'd bet. - 1/5/13

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  • Simple and easy! - 10/11/12

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  • Yum - I love the taste of sesame seeds! - 8/12/12

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  • 0 of 3 people found this review helpful
    This sounds good, I am going to make and try it, and then I will rate it! - 3/19/12

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